Verizon Motorola Luge is nothing but a rebranded DROID RAZR M

Last night, we heard that Verizon was prepping the launch of the Motorola Luge, which would be an LTE-capable Android device targeted at Verizon's prepaid customers. Today, we received an image of a Verizon display card for the device, and it looks like Verizon's prepaid customers aren't getting anything new. In fact, they are just getting a rebranded DROID RAZR M.

The title image above is the DROID RAZR M, which was released almost exactly two years ago, and below is the Luge, which is getting prepped for release this Thursday, August 28th. Aside from software that is closer to stock, you won't be finding any differences. As we were writing this article, TKTechNews got the full specs rundown for the device and it looks to be the exact same device as the RAZR M: 4.3-inch 540x960 (qHD) display, Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 clocked at 1.5GHz, 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and a 2000mAh non-removable battery.

The only differences we see are that the Luge has a better front camera (0.9-megapixels vs 0.3), compatibility for Verizon's XLTE, and the upgrade to Android 4.4.4 with Motorola's new suite of apps like Assist and the mysterious Moto Aware. There is also a chance that the Luge features Gorilla Glass 3, but that isn't confirmed yet. It's not a terrible deal for $149 off-contract, especially since the Moto G costs $199. So, that's up to you all. 

img: PhoneArena exclusive
specs source: TKTechNews
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